• Why do cats lick when their spines are scratched?

    From Alex Martin@21:1/5 to All on Tue Jul 12 21:07:41 2016
    I have two cats that I live with (one is mine, the other my roommate's,
    though they are siblings). When I scratch on either one's spine, they
    seem to feel a desperate need to lick something, including the air, my
    hand, themselves, or a random nearby object.

    Does anyone know why they do this and if there's any evolutionary
    reason for it?

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